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March 2018

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TEMPUS FUGIT

Why are we always in a hurry? How to think of the waiting time before harvesting the truffles. Don’t ask, it’s part of human nature. The main thing is to remem­ber that whether it has to be gained or lost, time is our master. Friend or foe, it never changes as our lives pass by, and it colou...

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Masterschool

Truffleland is an accredited Training Company of the Regione Umbria and is included in the Regional list of teaching farms. Thanks to our consolidated experience in the field of Truffle cultivation, and to the centuries-old experience of the Urba­ni family, the true authors of the history of the tr...

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A history of truffle cultivation

The idea of growing truffles is very old and although it is difficult to establish the precise date this cultivation began, it is interesting, nevertheless, to take a look at the fundamental stages and see how it has evolved over time. According to Ceruti (1986), truffle cultivation is divided into ...

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The lunar phases and the truffle

There is a very old tradition in our area, the Valnerina, which still follows the lunar calendar, the “moon phase almanac”, based on the experience of the old truffle hunters and fungi collectors. Although scientists in the sector do not appear to have much faith in it, “the lunar calendar” ...

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Pre-planting interventions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title="Shrub Clearing" tab_id="1514569156686-8a6626ca-e627"][wr_vc_section_text]Both shrubs and trees must be removed to facilitate the work, to give more space for the plantation, but above all because some species could be mycorrhized with fungi...

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Scientific research department: everyone’s duty

From the moment the idea of Truffleland first appeared, we felt it our precise duty to develop our scientific research. A priceless heritage of knowledge, which must be hand­ed down, but which also needs to be developed. Beware of those who promise and talk of cultivated plants of Tuber Magnatum Pi...

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Corsi di Formazione

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title="The truffle" tab_id="1514568529150-dcc52136-8541"][wr_vc_section_text] A knowledge of the biological cycles and production processes of the truffle seedlings, the transformation and pres­ervation of truffles by Urbani Tartufi to rediscove...

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